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What have the alterglobalists prepared for the G8 Summit in St.Petersburg?

The 2006 G8 Summit is expected to become a stamping ground for anti-globalisation demonstrators yet again. Activists have already started to set up camp in St Petersburg, which is hosting the event, this month. What is globalisation and why are world economic trends considered to be potentially damaging for developing countries? Is globalisation inevitable and essential? Aleksandr Buzgalin, a Professor at Moscow State University and the Coordinator of the Russian Social Movement "Alternatives", is on Spotlight to tell us more